How Much do Elementary School Teachers Make in Mississippi?

Do elementary school teachers in Mississippi make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Mississippi elementary school teachers?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, elementary school teachers in Mississippi earn an average of $44,060 a year.

This is 31% less than elementary school teachers nationwide, but it is 10% more than the typical Mississippi worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Mississippi Elementary School Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Annually
90th $59,950
75th $50,440
50th $43,530
25th $36,820
10th $32,800
Mississippi Elementary School Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Annually
Gulfport $45,950
Hattiesburg $44,870
Jackson $43,150
Mississippi Elementary School Teacher Wages by Year
Year Annually
2019 $44,060
2018 $43,860
2017 $44,230
2016 $42,370
2015 $41,760
2014 $41,010
2013 $41,490
2012 $41,740
2011 $41,510